Missing Home at Camp. Part 2

As mentioned in our last blog, “Missing Home. Part 1” we discussed how to help your son gain experience being away from home and a few other tips to help your son before he arrived at camp. But what happens if you receive a homesick letter from your son while he is at camp? Or a…

Missing Home at Summer Camp. Part 1.

How do you handle homesickness? It is one of the most common questions we get asked by new parents considering sending their son to sleep away camp for the first time. Helping a camper through a bout of homesickness at summer camp is one of the most important and amazing components of any summer camp…

Promo DVDs and Pizza Parties!

Here at CCB summer feels like a life time ago… The temperature has dropped, quietness has replaced chaos but surprise, surprise-its still raining! We have now turned our focus to working on ensuring that summer 2014 is our best summer yet. We have several maintenance projects under way improving old facilities and adding brand new…

New Trail and Bridges Complete! (Plus some Valentines love!)

  They have also been working on a new trail that starts by Archery/Riflery/Fencing and follows the creek looping past camp fire, and at the base of the mountain before meeting up with the road near the sand filter. They have constructed some awesome bridges to cross the river, either during a short hike or Mountain Bike. So far…

One of New Zealands finest returns to Camp Carolina!

New Zealand’s very own “mountain man” John McDonald will be returning to Camp Carolina for the 2012 summer. John is a dedicated member of the white water staff and in 2011 took on the task of organising and running all the rafting trips-not an easy task! A favorite among campers and counselors we are all…

“Simbo” Leave Camp Carolina

After a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend at Camp Carolina much-loved camp counselors Jimbo Brooks and Simone Hayward bid farewell to their home from the last few years. 2011 was their 5th summer as counselors at the best place on Earth with Jimbo spending time as a tennis counselor, head of Newts and In Camp Director while Simone worked for several…

We are thankful for so much at Camp Carolina

Here at Camp Carolina most of the things we are thankful for are the things we miss the most at this time of the year! The “1,2,3 BLOBBING” coming from the lake, the barks from Elvis and the laughter of the boys playing fetch with him, the chants before every meal, the chants before EVERYTHING… these are all…

The best place in the world!

Anyone who has ever been to Camp Carolina will agree with us that it is by far the best place in the world! Memories as simple as waking up in your historical cabin and reading the hundreds of names on the walls dating all the way back to the 40’s and wondering what it was like back…

Jess Norman returning!

It’s always exciting when a Camp Carolina counselor makes the decision to come back to camp for another summer of fun and excitement with the best campers in the country. We travel the planet in search of the finest role models, the most skilled instructors and staff members with the highest degree of moral character…

The animals of Camp Carolina

Campers and Counselors come and go every year but the animals of Camp Carolina are here to stay. So we thought a little introduction of the most reliable members of staff may be in order. We have long-term, senior members of staff, such as Lulu- the small but smart sausage dog as well as new…

Halloween fun at CCB!

The weekend was full with Halloween fun for CCB and the winter staff. On Saturday downtown Brevard was transformed into a Halloween spectacular with a pumpkin rolling competition, Pumpkin Pie bake-off, local artists and chefs offering their amazing goods for sale and plenty of locals dressed up as spooky ghosts, goblins and witches. Back at…